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  • n  an art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality

  • Abstract expressionism, that image-destroying, paint-flinging whirlwind, held sway as America's -- and modernism's -- dominant style during the 1940s and '50s.
  • A resurgence of powerful images by five exemplary figures Neoexpressionism, New Figuration, heftige Malereiwhatever the name may beGerman figurative painting is.
  • No less a break from abstract expressionism than pop art, op art is made tantalizing, eye-teasing, even eye-smarting by visual researchers using all the ingredients of an .
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  • 'Man of Steel' review: This grimmer 'Superman' might not soar, but it flies
    By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES ( - In 1986, DC Comics published two titles that would forever push the superhero genre toward what has been known as the "grim and gritty" look - Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns" (whose tough-guy expressionism inspired both Tim Burton and Christopher Nolan's subsequent screen versions of Batman) and Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' "Watchmen" (which ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Kunsthaus Zürich presents first Swiss showing of the Hubert Looser Collection
    Lenz Klotz, Tagesablauf, 1981. Oil on canvas, 65 x 100 cm© Lenz Klotz. ZURICH .- The Hubert Looser Collection, with its focus on Abstract Expressionism, Minimal Art and Arte Povera, moves to the Kunsthaus extension on long-term loan in 2017. By way of a preview, from 7 June to 8 September 2013 the Kunsthaus is exhibiting the collection in the context of its creation.
    June 10, 2013 - Art Daily
  • The Algorithm of Manfred Mohr. 1963-now: An Exhibition at the ZKM Media Museum
    KARLSRUHE .- In the 1960s, numerous artists turned away from painting with brush on canvas: They sought alternatives to the spontaneous, emotional expressive forms of the 1950s, such as Tachism, abstract Expressionism and Informel.
    June 10, 2013 - Art Daily

  • Barry Humphries in The Australian
    Delivering the inaugural Arthur Boyd lecture at the Australian high commission in London yesterday, Humphries said the celebrated artist was a compulsive painter who "instinctively understood expressionism".
  • Lionel Lindsay in Sydney Morning Herald
    Now every kind of folly flew from the asylum cage,Lindsay wrote. "Cubism, purism, constructivism, neoplasticism, vorticism, expressionism and surrealism - to name but the leading creeds : how proverbially shrewd was the confraternity of...
  • Brian Eno in Globe and Mail
    It's odd to think back on the time - not so long ago - when there were distinct stylistic trends, such as 'this season's colour' or 'abstract expressionism' or 'psychedelic music,'Brian Eno writes for Prospect magazine. "It seems we don't...

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